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DB2 for Solaris: The Official Guide

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DB2 for Solaris: The Official Guide


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  • Copyright 2004
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-046380-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-046380-7

  • The definitive guide to DB2 Version 8 for Solaris -- straight from IBM's experts
  • Covers planning, installation, configuration, administration, and optimization
  • Shows how to leverage both Solaris and DB2 features to maximize performance and scalability
  • Fully updated for the newest DB2 Universal Database V8 tools, features, and enhancements


Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458


$59.99 U.S.

$90.00 Canada


IBM's DB2 Universal Database Version 8 for Solaris has been carefully engineered to deliver all of the immense power, flexibility, and scalability of DB2, while taking full advantage of the capabilities of Sun's Solaris operating system. Now, direct from IBM", there's a definitive guide to installing, running, and optimizing the latest versions of DB2 on the Solaris platform.

DB2 for Solaris: The Official Guide offers systematic and authoritative guidance on every key decision and challenge you'll face, from choosing the right DB2 edition to monitoring and optimizing performance, implementing clustering to managing backup and recovery.

This book presents never-before-published insights from IBM's DB2 for Solaris support experts, as well as the leader of IBM's DB2 Solaris port. You'll find best practices, techniques, tips, guidelines, and rules of thumb for all this, and more:

  • Installing DB2 on Solaris
  • Working with disks, file systems, memory, and CPUs
  • Using the graphical administration and monitoring tools of DB2
  • Optimizing database and Solaris operating system performance
  • Implementing clusters with Veritas Cluster Server and Sun Cluster
  • Managing client/server communications and TCP/IP networking
  • Leveraging lightweight OS semaphores, kernelized asynchronous I/O, SMP processor sets, intimate shared memory, and other advanced Solaris features
  • Utilizing inter-partition parallelism with DB2 Universal Database Enterprise Server Edition's Data Partitioning feature

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